Recent soundbites from Washington give cause for concern about the prospects for peaceful resolution of conflicts in the Middle East, says JANE GREEN
Thursday 27th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE United States slapped sanctions on 18 Iranian individuals and groups yesterday despite saying that Tehran was observing the 2015 nuclear deal.
The targets were sanctioned over nonnuclear missile development and other activities.
On Monday the White House told Congress that...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
IRANIAN president Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been detained on corruption charges, court authorities said on Sunday night.
Spokesman Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejehi said Hossein Fereidoun was taken into custody over allegations of “financial impropriety.”
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
Tudeh Party warns of threats to sovereignty and democracy
Monday 26th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
by James Tweedie
IRAN showed off its new ballistic missiles yesterday after the Israeli defence minister accused the Syrian government of letting Tehran and Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah use its territory to launch attacks on Israel.
The missiles used to hit...
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
Gunmen and bombers kill 12 at parliament and ayatollah’s tomb
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
A JAILED Iranian trade union leader who had been on hunger strike for more than a month is in declining health, campaigners say.
The British-based Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People’s Rights (Codir) said that it was concerned about the condition of Iranian...
Friday 2nd Jun 2017
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected with a comfortable majority, official vote tallies showed on Saturday.
He won nearly 58 per cent of the vote, with conservative challenger Ebrahim Raeisi trailing on 39 per cent.
In his victory speech, Mr Rouhani said:...
Monday 22nd May 2017
Whoever wins the Iranian presidential elections will be fully committed to the aims of the theocratic regime, writes NAVID SHOMALI
Friday 19th May 2017
IRAN slapped sanctions on the US yesterday in retaliation for Washington’s measures against its missile programme.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry targeted nine US firms and individuals for supporting Israeli “crimes against humanity in Palestine.”